Ferdinand Street Reserve’s north border sits along the northern slope of the Hunter’s Hill Peninsula, hugging the Lane Cove River for approximately 400 metres. Although relatively small the site hosts locally rare stands of both Forest Red Gum (Eucalyptus tereticornis) and Blackbutt (Eucalyptus pilularis) trees, as well as two Endangered Ecological communities. Both of the Endangered Ecological Communities; Swamp Oak Floodplain Forest, and Coastal Saltmarsh are rather delicate, needing careful management and steady maintenance. The friendly Ferdinand Street Reserve Bushcare group work diligently to control persistent herbacious weeds, and annual weeds amongst the native species growing mostly along the sloped areas of the site.
This site gives volunteers a great opportunity to learn about maintaining the careful balance that endangered ecological communities really need, if they are to thrive on their own in future.
22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
PO Box 21, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
Tel: (02) 9879 9400
8:30am – 4.30pm
Customer Service phone lines open 8.00am – 5.00pm
(02) 9879 9400
1300 136 460